53 3/4 x 35 3/4 in. (136.5 x 90.8 cm)
Framed: 60 1/4 x 42 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. (153 x 107.3 x 4.4 cm)
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
In 1930, Nicholas Longworth commissioned three portraits from Baron Robert Doblhoff, including his Speaker portrait. Internationally known as a portrait painter, and a leading artist in Vienna, Baron Doblhoff was remarked upon for his striking likenesses as well as the elegance of his style. He painted portraits for numerous European aristocrats and members of the American upper classes.